Douglas Bohrer and Timothy St. Andrew from Plante and Moran presented Birmingham's audit results at the Birmingham city commission meeting on Monday, October 28, for fiscal year 2018-2019, determining that Birmingham's financial statement was at the highest level it can be at. Birmingham Finance Director Mark Gerber said Bohrer and St. Andrew completed the city's June 30, 2019 audit. Bohrer said, “On your financial statement, you have an unmodified opinion, which is the highe
After a washout Halloween, dry out your kids' costumes and come trick-or-treat in Birmingham this afternoon, Friday, November 1, from 4-6 p.m at stores throughout the downtown. Due to the inclement weather on Thursday, the city of Birmingham and Birmingham Shopping District joined together to offer kids the opportunity to wear their costumes and trick-or-treat at stores in the heart of downtown on Friday, November 1, from 4-6 p.m. The trick-or-treat footprint with be W. Maple
Birmingham's Baldwin Public Library is now offering RBdigital magazines, where patrons can download and read full-color digital issues of over 200 different magazines with their library card. A training session on how to download and read the digital magazines will be held at the library on Monday, November 11, at 7 p.m. To register for the training session, visit baldwinlib.org/calendar or call 248-554-4650. Attendees should bring their BPL card, device and all device passwo
Bloomfield Township police are investigating a home invasion discovered on the evening of Sunday, October 27, in the 7000 block of Deep Run Drive. Officers responded about 9:15 p.m. to the area for a complaint of a burglary. The victim told officers she hadn't been home at the time of the break-in, but said her bedroom was ransacked. Taken during the burglary were designer hand bags and jewelry. Police said the burglary occurred sometime between Thursday, October 24, and Sund
Birmingham police are investigating a theft of jewelry discovered missing sometime on or about Wednesday, October 23, from a home in the 900 block of Abbey Road. Police said the victim contacted police about 9 a.m. that day to say that jewelry was missing, and presumed stolen from their home. Investigators are questioning a contractor who was working in the home at the time of the theft.
The Bloomfield Township Police Department is advising residents to keep valuables left in their vehicles out of sight from criminals and to keep their car doors locked, following a recent spate of thefts. Police were dispatched about 7:30 a.m. on Monday, October 28, to the 3000 block of Halla Lane for a theft complaint. The victim told the officer both of his vehicles were parked in the driveway at night but had been entered and ransacked. The only item reported stolen was a
Birmingham police are investigating the theft of multiple packages from a front porch on Saturday afternoon in the 700 block of Coolidge. Officers responding to a theft in the area said a witness told them that a black male pulled up to the home in a dark colored sport utility vehicle about noon and took three packages from the porch. The witness said the man was wearing a black cap, black zip-up hoodie and a black shirt with a blue logo. The incident is under investigation.